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Dawn's Lodge Reviews

Esmeraldas E4-86 and Los R�os st., San Blas., Quito, Ecuador

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98 Total Reviews
  • 90%Value For Money
  • 98%Security
  • 90%Location
  • 100%Staff
  • 98%Atmosphere
  • 100%Cleanliness
  • 90%Facilities

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Very nice hostel and friendly staff. A place to recommend.


Luis runs a very tight ship. You get so much value for your dollar. As first time visitors from the U.S. knowing very little Spanish, Luis makes every thing easier. The property is very clean. Luis offers private tours that are much more fun than the large tour bus companies. From trip planning advice, to reference materials and great recommendations, Luis ensures your stay is comfortable and fulfilling. We can't say enough good things about Luis and his wonderful home.

  • 16th Jan 2016
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Couple, 31-40
  • (1 review)


A nice little hostel with the sweetest host ever. We felt very welcome right from the beginning. Breakfast is also amazing. Luis helped us at lot with arranging trips inside and outside Quito. Though speaking english without a problem he also talked spanish, nice and slow so we kept up and learned which we appreciated. We loved this place and came back for 2 more days after we'd been to Galapagos, we can really recommend it to all of you looking for somewhere to stay in Quito.

  • 1st Nov 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Sweden
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


Luis is a great and very nice host with very useful tips. The breakfast is very good and made with love !

  • 9th Oct 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • France
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


La mejor experiencia que he tenido en un hostal. El hostal esta bien ubicada, la honda es super familiar y con un antifitrion como Luis vas a hallarte instantamente. No cambie nada de que estas haciendo. Ya es perfecto. Era un honor a quedar en tu hogar y sentirla como mi hogar.


The excellent location and the trustworthy, super friendly owner make this place a good option to start your trip in Ecuador. As well, the owner can give you good and conscient advice about where to go and what to do. However, facilities are standard, while the price is well above average.

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